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10-04-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By seypat

Those 15lbs and under bikes could have rider...

Those 15lbs and under bikes could have rider weight limits as well. Low spoke count wheelsets might not be for everyone either. I'm a lot closer to Chris Hoy than Chris Froome. I don't want something...
10-03-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,303
Posted By seypat

Unicrown forks are ugly, but straight fork blades...

Unicrown forks are ugly, but straight fork blades are even uglier. :eek:
09-29-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By seypat

That info could be on the site I linked in post...

That info could be on the site I linked in post #2. It might have catalog scans.
09-29-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By seypat

Seems like I remember a thread about a gold...

Seems like I remember a thread about a gold "Prestige" with a busted rear DO that got replaced. Is that this bike by chance?
09-29-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By seypat

Here's some pics with one each of Centurion's top...

Here's some pics with one each of Centurion's top models from 83-85. The silver with red accents one is an 85 Centurion Cinelli Equipe. One year production only and some prototypes. The Iris one had...
09-29-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By seypat

Well first of all, that's not an 84 Centurion...

Well first of all, that's not an 84 Centurion Prestige. They were only made in 85, 86 and 89. It's not an 85 or 86 either. It could be an 89 with a repaint. That being said, if you haven't done it...
09-29-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,154
Posted By seypat

I wonder if the ride improved on this bike once...

I wonder if the ride improved on this bike once it was converted to a Masi? And not just any Masi, either.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ex4r1mun7w
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By seypat

^^^^^^ Beat me to it. I have to ask, has...

^^^^^^ Beat me to it.

I have to ask, has that thing been in a front end collision? TT looking a little funky behind the head tube lug. It couild be the bottom of the lug, but might be bent. Paint...
09-29-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 773
Posted By seypat

Looks bent to me. If you could swing the fork...

Looks bent to me. If you could swing the fork around where the blades were aligned to the pic taker's view, it would look even more bent.
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By seypat

Stamped dropouts and a claw RD hanger probably...

Stamped dropouts and a claw RD hanger probably means Hi Ten tubing. That may be the reason for no tubing sticker. It looks like entry level similar to a Carbolite Peugeot. Basic transportation. Value...
09-29-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 780
Posted By seypat

I'm sure they had plenty of business meetings...

I'm sure they had plenty of business meetings together...............eating steaks.
09-29-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,234
Posted By seypat

I'm guessing this bike is going to ride very...

I'm guessing this bike is going to ride very similar to a ...............................Confente. No worse, anyway. :D
09-28-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By seypat

Hit that little red button and have a mod move...

Hit that little red button and have a mod move your thread to C & V or C & V apprasials depending on what you want to know.
09-28-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,154
Posted By seypat

Well, #1 appears to be a 54. That's means there's...

Well, #1 appears to be a 54. That's means there's still a chance, no matter how small. As does #5. My odds keep getting better. :roflmao2:
09-28-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By seypat

Found this info. ...

Found this info.

https://www.retrobike.co.uk/threads/saronni.16395/

https://www.carousell.sg/p/saronni-tecnotrat-road-bike-1182617844/
09-28-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,148
Posted By seypat

Did you say RHR or RFR?

Did you say RHR or RFR?
09-28-22, 11:03 AM
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Posted By seypat

It looks bad in the non driveside pic. That's a...

It looks bad in the non driveside pic. That's a shame!
09-28-22, 10:09 AM
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Posted By seypat

Is the DT bent?

Is the DT bent?
09-28-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,154
Posted By seypat

Is there a list out there of the frames he made...

Is there a list out there of the frames he made along with the sizes? I ride 54-56 frames. There's a chance I could get a ride on one. I'd probably attach some lead ballast/weight to the frame to get...
09-27-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,154
Posted By seypat

This discussion reminds me of a similar situation...

This discussion reminds me of a similar situation in another sport. Golf clubs were in a similar situation up until the 90s when technology kicked in and started changing club head design. All the...
09-27-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,154
Posted By seypat

Well, since this is a "how does it ride" thread,...

Well, since this is a "how does it ride" thread, let me tell you about a ride I do each year. It's Storming Of Thunder Ridge which is linked below. Every year, I acquire a different bike, fix it up...
09-27-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,154
Posted By seypat

The dude died relatively early into his frame...

The dude died relatively early into his frame making/business career. Never had a chance to show long term success or failure. He's remembered as the young Elvis everyone loved and adored instead of...
09-27-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,154
Posted By seypat

This is probably the best answer. Take away the...

This is probably the best answer. Take away the cosmetic accents/decals/branding and you may not be able to distinquish it from the other brands in a blind ride test. Heck, you might not even be able...
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By seypat

Does the G346 on the rear DO mean anything?

Does the G346 on the rear DO mean anything?
09-25-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,319
Posted By seypat

There's a thread for ride reports. Your mistake...

There's a thread for ride reports. Your mistake was not posting in that thread.

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1258779-your-ride-reports-september-2022-a.html
09-23-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,665
Posted By seypat

I can hear the dualing banjos now...........and...

I can hear the dualing banjos now...........and the "Squeal like a pig." Or, "Spider caught a couple of flies."
09-23-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,665
Posted By seypat

Speaking of Delta brakes, beauty is definitely in...

Speaking of Delta brakes, beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder. To me they look like a dude in overalls(from about mid spine) laying pipe to the mounting hole on the fork. Maybe that was...
09-23-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,665
Posted By seypat

I think there's a lot of BS, brand snobbery, etc...

I think there's a lot of BS, brand snobbery, etc out there in the C & V world. For instance, most of my bikes have friction bar end shifters. I've got them in Simplex, Campy, Suntour and Shimano. The...
09-23-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,665
Posted By seypat

On a side note, I've never understood the...

On a side note, I've never understood the obsession with having a matching group on a bike. Most of the actual racing bikes I have bought have had a Franken bike component mix. The last one had:...
09-23-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,665
Posted By seypat

Not in my experience. I'm strictly talking about...

Not in my experience. I'm strictly talking about Campy NR RDs. Give me any other RD please. In fact, if Simplex hadn't made the horrible decision with Delrin, they might still be around. At least...
09-22-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,154
Posted By seypat

Found It. ...

Found It.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1228794-july-1975-issue-bicycling-magazine-review-track-bikes-vuelta-d-espana.html
09-22-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,154
Posted By seypat

Do you have the second page so we can see how the...

Do you have the second page so we can see how the bikes compared?
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By seypat

Forest Gump's favorite brand of bike.

Forest Gump's favorite brand of bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,440
Posted By seypat

Microshift has something that will work.

Microshift has something that will work.
09-22-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,873
Posted By seypat

The suspense is killing me!

The suspense is killing me!
09-22-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By seypat

Possible Portugese bike brands I dug up. ...

Possible Portugese bike brands I dug up.

Orbita
Rodaplana
Velo Portugal, Santarem?
Salva Biclas (not likely)
Altis (a photo of Portugal's most famous cyclist has him sitting on a bike decked...
09-21-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By seypat

Going to search for the map someone posted with...

Going to search for the map someone posted with the bike brands by country. If Portugal is the current residence, it might be Spanish
09-21-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By seypat

The fork blades look out of alignment in pic 2.

The fork blades look out of alignment in pic 2.
09-21-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,873
Posted By seypat

Have we taken the wheel off and eyeballed it from...

Have we taken the wheel off and eyeballed it from the underside yet?
09-21-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By seypat

Since the fork is off, check and see if it has...

Since the fork is off, check and see if it has any kind of rifling similar to this.
...
09-21-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By seypat

Steel frame era frames also might have a pump peg...

Steel frame era frames also might have a pump peg knob on the back of the head tube. Where it's positioned will tell you the right size or one off. Same with the head tube decal. You can compare...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 600
Posted By seypat

That's what I thought, but the last part of the...

That's what I thought, but the last part of the last sentence alludes to changing pressure on the course during the event.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 600
Posted By seypat

Le me make sure I'm reading this correctly. In an...

Le me make sure I'm reading this correctly. In an XC MTB race, a rider is going to jump off her/his bike and adjust the pressure in her/his tires as the conditions changes. Is that correct? Are we...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 11,062
Posted By seypat

Are we supposed to be waxing our cassette,...

Are we supposed to be waxing our cassette, chainrings and jockey wheels as well?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 600
Posted By seypat

Maybe. Or maybe I was thinking that the previous...

Maybe. Or maybe I was thinking that the previous post was about putting a tire pressure sensor on a bike trainer wheel like this. Stupid idea. Who knows? Either way, it wasn't about crowd funding. :D...
09-19-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 876
Posted By seypat

It could relate to the word free. If you...

It could relate to the word free. If you substitute the words paid or pay, you might find an app that does what you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 600
Posted By seypat

Then it would have to also be a compression...

Then it would have to also be a compression release. I don't think 2 wheelers are available with kickstarters anymore, anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 600
Posted By seypat

I think a more useful gadget would be something...

I think a more useful gadget would be something that scans the route in front of you. It detects anything that is going to cause a flat and alerts you before it happens so you can take evasive...
09-18-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By seypat

It was definitely the OP's fault. He was baiting...

It was definitely the OP's fault. He was baiting the van just by being out on the road in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By seypat

As a 5'8" 200lbish rider, with that weight...

As a 5'8" 200lbish rider, with that weight somewhat concentrated, squishy feeling tires are not good. When you get out of the saddle to climb, most of that weight shifts(or at least feels like it)...
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